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Brigadier General

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  1. the lowest ranking General Officer in some countries, usually sitting between the ranks of Colonel and Major General

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  2. The rank of brigadier general (with some local variations) is used in the Argentine Air Force

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  3. The rank can be traced back to the militaries of Europe where a brigadier general, or simply a brigadier, would command a brigade in the field

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  4. The rank spread throughout the world after being adopted in the 18th century by the United States with simultaneous spreading of the rank by the British Empire

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  5. In the Commonwealth of Nations the equivalent rank is normally Brigadier, while many other countries use the rank of brigade general

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